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New Year, New Challenge! Tis the season to work on reading resolutions! As 2021 approaches, library staff are already thinking about their To Be Read (TBR) lists. If you are also planning what you want to read, check out this master list of 2021 Reading Challenges!...

A big THANK YOU to our Friends of the Library Celebrate with us - National Friends of the Library Week - October 21 - 27, 2018. The staff and patrons of the Plainfield Guilford-Township Public Library would like to extend a THANK YOU to our Friends of...

Hey, young fans of eBooks and Audiobooks, our Overdrive consortium has a portal for you! There are 350+ new eBooks and audiobooks too. (You can still find the books for kids and teens through the original Overdrive portal.) These popular books are on the current ‘trending’ list: Percy Jackson Wonder Divergent...

This review was written by Lael, one of our friendly front desk clerks. The Program was written by Suzanne Young and released by Simon Pulse in the spring of 2013. The novel is set in dystopic future and features an odd love story filled with suicide,...

Most of the time, I’m really a fantasy reader (or, to be fancy, ‘speculative fiction’), but every now and then I do enjoy a really satisfying realistic YA book. Fortunately, we’re in a golden age of YA publishing right now and...

Graphic Novels! It’s not just for Superheroes! Did you know that graphic novels go beyond superhero comics? Many of the titles in our collection tell wonderful stories without a cape in sight. Here are 20 of my favorite non-superhero graphic novels. I Kill Giants...

Fifty years ago, long before the Lemony Snicket books were written, Joan Aiken published the first in her Wolves Chronicles series. Set in an alternate England where James III rules and wolves roam the countryside, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase has a wonderful combination of...

Happy Banned Books Week!One challenged title that’s near and dear to my heart is Looking for Alaska by John Green. Alaska follows Miles Halter as he starts his junior year at Culver Creek Preparatory School. For the first time Miles has friends, and life after...

Banned Books Week: 9/30 through 10/6This week marks the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week across the country. Libraries, Bookstores, Journalists, and Book Lovers all join together to celebrate the freedom to read whatever you want! Did you know that there have been over 10,000...

Banned Books Week is Sunday, September 30 - Saturday, October 6, 2012. Books are banned for all sorts of reasons. Should people be able to ban books, or should everyone have the freedom to choose what they want to read?Your library supports your freedom to read....

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